Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 20 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Midland, Texas, United States


MAIN FUNCTIONS:

  • Evaluate and comment on discipline engineering work performed both internally and by Contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that work is being executed in accordance with project specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitates effective execution of discipline engineering and design routines that align with the project's goals, objectives, and procedures. Assures accurate and timely communication among the Project Team and other Company functions on discipline engineering activities, progress, and issues.
  • In addition to technical ability, should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
 TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute control system life cycle management programs which include control system inventory, obsolescence plans, managing spare parts and upgrade/replacement planning
  • Support control system maintenance and test planning as required, software upgrades, ESD testing, offline and online testing, and coordination of activities with/without plant shutdowns
  • Support metering systems maintenance planning including for custody transfer, allocation, regulatory, and leak detection applications - Support planning and coordination of tasks related to control system cyber security
  • Review systems for compliance with company's Industrial Control System Requirements (ICSR) to minimize cybersecurity threats
  • Participate with multi-disciplinary alarm management efforts including alarm rationalization, prioritization, development of state-based alarm schemes, and design / modification of alarm systems
  • Review update and develop instrument and controls technical documentation / drawings including P&IDs, cause and effect, and control narratives
  • Travel to production affiliate office/facility locations for onsite support or rollout of new global support initiatives
 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 20+ years" of closely related professional experience
  • Bachelor's or MS degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering specialty, or equivalent professional experience
  • Extensive knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria
  • Able to review, evaluate, and update cause and effect, P&IDs, logic and architecture diagrams and control narratives
  • Experience in selection, application, and ISA data sheet specification of hardware including pressure/ temperature /level instruments, control valves, shutdown valves, and fire/gas detection
  • Proficient in data collection and analysis with common database and software data analysis tools such as SAP, Analytics for Excel and Tableau
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.